First Aid/Cut Finger

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While opening a package with a box cutter I sliced the thumb at the nuckle.  It has fully healed with little scarring at the wound site.  There is a bee like stinging along the entire scar.  If this is nerve damage will it possibly disappear with time?

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Hi Kathy;

From your description, the stinging most likely is due to a combination of both the wound and small nerves healing. If you have no other signs of redness or infection, a warm wet compress may provide some relief.

Hope this helps

Dave  

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What topics should a first aid kit cover? All aspects of keeping first aid skills and confidence current after training. New training and product technology.

Experience

US Navy Medic 1970-1974, Director of Medic training for US Navy, First aid instructor. 35 years in developing new first aid products. Multiple patent holder on new generation of first aid kits.

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Compliance Magazine "Ask the experts"

Education/Credentials
B.A. Eastern New Mexico State, M.Ed George Washington University

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2002 Inductee NJ Inventor's Hall of Fame, Receipent of Good Housekeeping Best Buy in first aid kits, IParenting Media Award, Family Review Organziation 5 Star product review.

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Fortune 500 companies both US and worldwide along with Federal Government and general consumres

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